58 year old, Robert J. ‘Bob’ Barton, of Wheatfield, passed away May 27, 2020 unexpectedly at his home.
On June 18, 1961, Bob was born to Robert K. & Roberta (Green) Barton in Clinton, Indiana. Bob was a 1979 graduate of Kankakee Valley High School. He worked for the Town of DeMotte at their Water Plant and the Waste Water Plant for 35+ years. Bob loved the great outdoors, especially fishing, and hunting. His other favorite pastime was teasing anyone he could.
Bob is survived by his wife: Jackie, children: Stephanie (Jason) Granter, Robert ‘Bobby’ Barton, Callie Baird, and Colton Hayes, 5 grandchildren: Kolby Barton, Charlie Granter, Raini Granter, Tucker Granter, Jase Granter, and sisters: Debbie (Steve) Cervantes, and Nada (Kevin) Nagel.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life will take place at the Wheatfield American Legion Post #406 on Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials are asked for the Kniman United Methodist Church.
Boersma Funeral Home, Wheatfield, has been entrusted with these arrangements.
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